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Hiker Introduction: Wheezy Rabbit & The Wonderland Trail 2024

Hiker Introduction: Wheezy Rabbit & The Wonderland Trail 2024

Hiker Introduction:  Wheezy Rabbit: My name is Shannon (aka Wheezy Rabbit). I am a Colorado Trail thru-hiker, AT section hiker, rock climber, trail runner, artist, outdoor professional, and

Jul 5, 2024 : Shannon Gleespen
Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

The trail continues. It winds back and forth, goes up and down. A day on trail is becoming the normal day. A standard against which all other days are measured....

Jun 19, 2024 : Pyro
The Greater Western Loop

The Greater Western Loop

Greater Western Loop I am starting my next big hike soon with my partner Not Ready. We plan to start with the Continental Divide Trail and head sobo (southbound). We’ve...

Jun 17, 2024 : Captain Planet
Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Excessive ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes skin to wither, blister, and burn. I guess whatever tan I acquired on previous hikes is gone. My skin is excessively sensitive to...

Jun 5, 2024 : Pyro
Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves

Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves

Husky Hiking: Holy Mother of Learning Curves   Basecamp and I after hiking Mount Quandary, a 14er near Breckenridge, CO.   My wife (Basecamp aka Marie) and I (Yeti Legs...

May 31, 2024 : Wesley Black
Mission to Big Bear

Mission to Big Bear

After rejoining the trail at Interstate 10, mile 209.5, we would be heading into Whitewater Preserve and then Mission Creek. This whole section was recommended to be skipped as there...

May 21, 2024 : Saida Garcia
NC/TN

NC/TN

     As I prepare to enter Virginia I look back at the photos that have captured my Journey thus far. In this entry, I have compiled some of my...

May 11, 2024 : Tyler Hobbit Roerick
San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

After a rest day in Idyllwild, the group was fairly split on what to do with the vague snow conditions on San Jacinto. There were concerns about the snow quantity...

May 7, 2024 : Saida Garcia
From: Julian. To: Idyllwild. With Change and Caches

From: Julian. To: Idyllwild. With Change and Caches

Change This week provided quite a bit of change and a shift in the group I was traveling with. While we ended the week with 9 people heading into Idyllwild,...

May 1, 2024 : Saida Garcia
Georgia Wrap Up

Georgia Wrap Up

It has been a challenge finding the time to keep up to date on journaling, so I will wrap up the rest of Georgia in this post. Trail Magic On...

Apr 18, 2024 : Tyler Hobbit Roerick